Jackson’s doctor asked for life-saving medical gear

By Andy Rice 17 June 2010

Michael Jackson's controversial doctor, Conrad Murray, reportedly requested a "portable cardio pulmonary resuscitation unit ('CPR Machine'), saline, catheters, needles, a gurney and other mutually approved medical equipment" from concert promoter AEG Live, but these were not yet in place by the time of Jackson's death. Murray is pleading not guilty to a charge of involuntary manslaughter relating to his charge's death. Read more: AP


While we have your attention...

An increasingly rare commodity, quality independent journalism costs money, though not nearly as much as its absence can cost global community. No country can live and prosper without truth - that's why it matters.

Every Daily Maverick article and every Scorpio exposé are our contribution to this unshakeable mission. It is by far the most effective investment into South Africa's future.

Join our mission to become a Maverick Insider. Together we can Defend Defend Truth.

The Interview

Patricia de Lille: ‘I’d give myself 8/10 as Mayor of Cape Town’

By Rebecca Davis

JK Rowling is no longer a billionaire due to the amount of money she has donated to charity.